Demand Planner Lead - Paints & Coatings

  • Sector: Monroe Chemical
  • Contact: Arini Rindang
  • Contact Email: arini.rindang@monroeconsulting.com
  • Client: Monroe Consulting Group
  • Location: Jakarta
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Expiry Date: 08 December 2021
  • Job Ref: BBBH228760_1636374530

Demand Planner Lead - Paints & Coatings

Executive recruitment company Monroe Consulting Group Indonesia is recruiting on behalf of a leading multinational company with a core focus on chemical. As expansion continues, our client is seeking a Demand Planner professional with at least 10 year's experience with a multinational company for the job of Demand Planner Lead. The job is based in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Key job responsibilities include:

  • Manage the forecasting process through the gathering and critiquing of data, to ensure customer requirements are accurately reflected in the forecast so that the correct business decisions are made
  • Produce accurate and detailed forecasts in order to contribute to integrated business planning process
  • Accurately reflect customer plans across key metrics (e.g. Volume)
  • Challenge & manage the assumptions used in the sales forecast in order to inform the correct business decisions and gain leanings to improve future performance
  • Monitor performance to forecast and lead discussions to tackle the issues as they arise
  • Understand the impact of changes in the forecast on the wider business and keep Marketing/Finance and Supply chain informed of any changes
  • Manage, analyse, and take leanings from abnormal customer demands to inform decision making with the S&OE process, whilst striving to meet Customer service requirements
  • Gain customer expertise and liaise directly with customers to understand their future business plans and activities

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, or related field
  • Have strong experienced and market knowledge in paints and coatings
  • Experience in constructing and maintaining forecasts
  • Previous exposure to Supply Chain management
  • Sales experience desirable
  • Process driven to deliver incremental business efficiency's
  • System capability, e.g. SAP, APO, Contributor & BI
  • Advanced Excel knowledge required
  • Numerate, analytically and results oriented
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels, internally & externally
  • Possess leadership to head the team
  • Capability to work independently (analyse, plan, action, control) with initiative and creativity to ensure operational excellence
  • English language, international business experience highly desirable
  • Experienced professional with an entrepreneurial character and a "hands-on approach."
  • Team player, positive attitude, hands-on and high flexibility